Taylor M. Smith

Taylor M. Smith

PhD Student


Taylor M. Smith is a doctoral student with research interests intersecting at the domains of EdTech, machine learning, security, ethical AI, and IoT (Internet of Things). She explores the ethical implications and security challenges arising from the integration of AI-powered devices and machine learning in EdTech. Taylor is a member of the REALITY Lab co-led by Dr. Angela D.R. Smith and Dr. Earl Huff Jr.


M.S. - Data Science, University of Denver
M.A. - Educational Leadership & Policy, University of Michigan
B.A. - Political Science, Spelman College

Areas Of Specialization

Ethical AI
Machine Learning

Recent Publications

Duncheon, J., DeMatthews, D. E., & Smith, T. (2023). Cream Skimming in an Early College High School: A First-Year Principal'sDilemma in a High-Performing Campus. Journal of Cases in EducationalLeadership, 15554589231196780.

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Recent Courses

YearSemesterCourse NumberCourseSyllabusNotes
2023FallI 305Research Methods for Informatics